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Military Chopper Crashes in Machakos

by M Nyongesa
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A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) helicopter has crashed, killing two military officers at Kanyonga in Masinga, Machakos County.

In a video that has been shared by former State House employee Dennis Itumbi on his official Twitter handle, the two casualties are said to have been reported by eyewitnesses.

The cause of the crash, and where the chopper was heading to, remain unkwown.

Reports, however, confirmed that two military officers died in the crash.

https://twitter.com/Obuchunju/status/1282624407526158337?s=20

This comes just a month after a police helicopter crashed in Meru County, leaving at least six people injured.

Police Spokesman Charles Owino said the chopper was carrying security personnel, who were heading to Sololo in Marsabit for a security meeting.

The chopper crashed-landed in a banana plantation narrowly missing two houses.

Locals helped to remove the passengers from the chopper.The injured passengers were rushed to Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital.

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